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Nov 25, 2013 1:00am EST
think it is useful but not absolutely essential to the overall relationship. just getting the team together on the american side, which hampered its first few months, but i would not myself think that this was critical to the issue of inking forward. i think that has to be done to some degree by the prime minister and the president. they have little time together, so it is very much something that needs to be included in the regular meetings at the foreign secretary level and then at the theor official level, like political director and others in the foreign office. you have this overview of the overall relationship. >> well, that takes me rather neatly onto my next point, which is that sometimes we make a mistake in this country in seeing american foreign-policy as being monolithic, because you have a number of sources. you have got the white house, that you mentioned. you have got the state department. you have got the senate, the foreign relations committee. c, and youot the ns have got the pentagon. do you think that we have difficulty here in formulating policy when there are
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Nov 24, 2013 10:00pm EST
's useful to have many people involved and the idea of having civilians an important distinction, even when we elect a general like dwight eisenhower, we elected him as a civilian. you see other countries led by generals, they're autocracies, totalitarian regimes so i'm worried about having an active duty military person. i think our tradition is good that we separate the civilians from the military. >> thank you, sir. >>. [ applause ] >> this will be our last question. >> senator paul, on the subject of holding the current administration accountable? do you think we should pursuit benghazi? and if yes, how much do you think there should be? >> yes. it's my opinion. and this is an opinion that needs to be supported by interviewing those involved. it is my opinion that i cannot believe that a military commander did not send reenforcements. i fully believe that in benghazi, a politician was involved, won't name any names. but i think someone was involved in that decision. there was a lot of discussion going on that night. there is some debate whether or not they could have gotten from italy,
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Nov 3, 2013 10:35pm EST
have access to those same services? and that's been a big focus for us legislatively and with the f.c.c. talking to them about how important it is to maintain the tenants of universal service, what that means and how that mechanism has allowed folks in rural high cost areas to have comparable services. >> making the jump from copper ire to fiber optics. >> when our federal shutdown delays payments of death benefits to the families of far-away dying on battlefields, it is time for our lawmakers to say enough is enough. cover our shame with the robe of your righteousness. forgive us. reform us. and make us whoil -- whole. we pray in your merciful name. amen. >> i write my prayers out of the overflow of my devotional life. read the bible every day, probably for at least an hour. i read the bible to prepare sermons. i read the bible for my personal spiritual growth. and out of the overflow of my devotional life, my prayers emerge. i connect devotionly to my pastoral interaction with our lawmakers, the members of their families, the members of their staffs, and the other people who make
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Nov 10, 2013 10:05pm EST
that served us so well over the last decade and a time when washington was often broken, just think about what virginia has been able to accomplish when we work together. under governor mark warner, we preserves our triple a bond raid raiting and he made the single largest investment in k-12 education in virginia history. under governor jim cain, we were honored as the best state to do business, the best managed state. and he prudently put in us through the great recession. and let me say this, under government bob mcdonald, it 's the lowest on the east coast. we pass the first transportation funding in 27 years with bipartisan support. now, during the next four years, it will be my obligation an honor to continue that tradition and to get started, over the next three months, i am going to work hard to reach out to every single republican in the general assembly. i want to listen to them and i want to work with them so we can advance our shared goals. the economic challenges facing virginia are daunting. sequestration for another year and more federal budget cuts on the horizon. but for those
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Nov 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
and now, you can watch us in hd. >> on friday, the house passed a bill that would allow health insurance companies to sell health plans through 2014 that do not meet the minimum requirements under the health care law. that vote took place just a day after president obama proposed changes that would allow people who received cancellation notices to keep their plans for another year. next, a roundtable discussion from this morning's washington journal about the future of the health care law in light of the actions by congress and the president. >> two publications represented on the sunday roundtable. michael warren, the staff writer for "the weekly standard," and paul walden, thank you for being with us. i wanted to get with you because you have this memo to democratic chicken little, the sky is not falling. the headlines focusing on the beginning of the end when it comes to domestic agenda items. >> i think we have the tendency to believe -- whatever is happening right now is going to be that way forever. you might remember a couple of months ago people were saying that the fac
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